TODAY'S PAPER
78° Good Evening
78° Good Evening
Long IslandTowns

Hempstead OKs bamboo ban, other ordinances

Hempstead Town Hall is at 1 Washington St.

Hempstead Town Hall is at 1 Washington St. in Hempstead Village. (Nov. 28, 2011) Credit: J.C. Cherubini, 2011

The Hempstead Town Board approved laws today at its meeting banning the growing of bamboo, reducing unreasonable glare from spotlights in residential areas and prohibiting “surfing board"-type commercial sign structures. Aisha Al-Muslim is sending Twitter updates from the meeting.

Latest Long Island News